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Westbrooke House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Alton (East Hampshire), Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1477 / 51°8'51"N

Longitude: -0.9775 / 0°58'38"W

OS Eastings: 471618

OS Northings: 139211

OS Grid: SU716392

Mapcode National: GBR B7Z.ZNH

Mapcode Global: VHDYC.0FL1

Entry Name: Westbrooke House

Listing Date: 13 March 1951

Last Amended: 31 March 1977

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1094199

English Heritage Legacy ID: 141812

Location: Alton, East Hampshire, Hampshire, GU34

County: Hampshire

District: East Hampshire

Civil Parish: Alton

Built-Up Area: Alton (East Hampshire)

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: The Resurrection Alton

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

5236 HIGH STREET
(North West side)

SU 7139 No 76
903/2/84 (Westbrooke House)
13.3.51 (Formerly listed as Alton
Council Offices)

II*


House, now offices. Circa early C18. Altered and enlarged at the right and rear. Main front of 3 storeys and 5 bays wide, the central one advanced somewhat. Brick; slate roof. Ground floor with central door in pedimented stone doorcase approached up modern steps and flanked on either side by 2 sash windows. 1st and 2nd floors each with 5 similar windows, the centre one on the 2nd floor with a cut brick head. Deep modillioned eaves cornice. The interior has contemporary doors and panelling and a good oak staircase with alternate fluted and twisted balusters and carved stair ends. The stairs are entered on each level beneath a depressed arch with plaster panelled soffit and jambs. Staircase ceiling boldly decorated in plaster. Seven sections of Doric frieze re-sited on walls of hall and stairs, with triglyphs and moulded trophies in the metopes, seven of the trophies represent carcass devices.


Listing NGR: SU7161239208

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